Photo of the Day: 'Letter' from Taiwan leopard cat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As online speculation heats up over the potential arrival of cuddly pandas from Communist China at the Kaohsiung Zoo, the Leopard Cat Association of Taiwan released a photo yes...

Taiwan leopard cats spotted in Miaoli County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A project launched to study the behavior of Taiwan leopard cats on a stretch of highway where many have been killed by vehicles has resulted in many new sightings of the elusiv...

Rare leopard cat dies after being struck by car in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The first death of a rare leopard cat (石虎) in 2019 was reported early this morning after it was struck by a car in western Taiwan. At 2 a.m. this morning, photos of a deceas...

Exhibition of Taiwan's leopard cats aims to promote conservation efforts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three specimens of leopard cats killed in car accidents have been preserved and are on display at the National Museum of Natural Science (NMONS) in Taichung City as part o...

Taiwan issues commemorative stamps for Taichung World Flora Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the Taichung World Flora Expo just around the corner, Chunghwa Post on Oct. 31 issued two commemorative stamp sets to mark the event. The international floral...

Presidential light show to feature Taiwan's biodiversity

Taipei, Sept. 23 (CNA) A wide range of animal species endemic to Taiwan, including the leopard cat, masked palm civet and common tree nymph, will be featured in a light show on the outer wall of the P...

Leopard cat spotted in Southern Taiwan’s Chiayi County for first time in 24 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Camera footage by a student accidentally revealed the presence of the rare leopard cat (石虎) in the mountains of Chiayi County for the first time in 24 years. The animal...

Taiwanese vote online for new national ID card design 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) on Saturday (April 21) launched an online contest to select a new design for Taiwan's national ID card, and the clear winner so far is a ...

Listen to the voice of flowers at the flower carpet festival in central Taiwan  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The 2017 Taichung International Flower Carpet Festival will take place in Houli District of Taichung City from December 23, 2017 to January 7, 2018 as a warm-up event for the 201...

Leopard caught after shutting down India's largest car factory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A leopard was first spotted at the car factory of Maruti Suzuki, which is a joint venture company between India and Japan, on Thursday morning on CCTV causing an immediate...

Outcry grows in Taiwan as second rare leopard cat is hit by car in 2 weeks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In a short period of time, a second endangered leopard cat has been run over and killed on a road in central Taiwan. This time the incident happened in Changhua County. Sim...

Rare leopard cat killed on a road in Miaoli.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) Another endangered leopard cat has been run over and killed on a road in Miaoli. There are estimated to be fewer than 500 leopard cats altogether in just 3 locations in Taiwan:...

New board game, 'Run, Animals Run!!,' reverses roles of humans and endangered animals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's popular animal activist group, Zoo of Depression (厭世動物園), known for their existential animal characterizations and illustrations, announced the rele...

Eco-friendly rice paddy becomes home for endangered animals

Taipei, Dec. 4 (CNA) A rice paddy in Miaoli County is using environmentally friendly planting methods to be a home not just for the crop, but for endangered animals as well. The field in Feng...

Endangered cat makes debut to underscore conservation

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) A leopard cat made her debut at Taipei Zoo Sunday, serving as a "spokeswoman" for conservation of the endangered species. The leopard cat, named Chipao, was born in the En...